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Last night's predictions were correct: tired legs = deep sleepers! Everyone woke up this morning to bright sunshine after an incident free night. Breakfast was very French and included baguette and cheese. After that it was time to jump onto the coach to the French school and during the journey we found out the results of the dreaded room inspection! Not very good scores from boys or girls (no higher than 8/10) but perhaps they will make improvements as the week progresses... Who will be tidier: boys or girls? Having arrived at the school, the children broke into groups with a few French children leading them on a tour of the school. Many friendships were formed despite the language barriers and we began the carousel of activities: t-shirt decorating, grand poster design and a football tournament. A delicious French school lunch followed the carousel and then it was time for the very first (slightly chaotic) joint rehearsal of We Will Rock You! 3 hours later and the children were rocking the roof off the sports hall in front of all the French parents who came to see the performance. They did such a good job the crowd demanded an encore and refused to stop clapping at the end. Homemade dinner was provided by the parents as a thank you and then we went back to the hostel for an early night ready for an early start as tomorrow we are going to Paris! Just when we thought the week couldn't get any better...